Essays Tagged: "Polio"

life, physical, and mental characteristics about Tetanus

f the world's most dangerouspathogens (Bacteria). Clostridium Tetani are not parasites like AIDS or Polio,in fact is a saprophyte. That means they are mainly decomposers and cannotreproduce, grow or l ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

No More Laughing for Paddy. Speaks of Roddy Doyle's "Paddy Clarke HA HA HA"

a mystery or an adventure to Paddy and his friends. From taking overconstruction sites to receiving polio check-ups. However not everything is a game toPaddy. His parents lack of compatibility trouble ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Frida Kahlo

mexicana.2 Pero el sufrimiento vino a Frida aún como una niña joven. Tenía el polio cuanda ella tenía cinco años. Pero el polio no la paraba; fue matriculada en la ...

(5 pages) 87 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Book report for Color of Water.

1So far this book seems to only deal with these small 12 children who live with one mother who has polio in her left hand and limps when she walks. The children called that the mad walk. I feel the b ...

(6 pages) 79 0 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The main events of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's (FDR) life. These include, his fight with congress over American involvement in WW2, the Great Depression and his New Deal. Includes Bibliography.

dency he was forced to deal with a massive depression and later on, a World War, all while battling Polio. Roosevelt stepped up where most men would have folded in the time of depression, as Roosevelt ... numb. After a number of doctors had made incorrect diagnoses, it was finally discovered that he had poliomyelitis, better known as polio. Things looked grim as an aid had to be hired to help him to ev ...

(14 pages) 234 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

DNA and RNA: Viruses.

Egyptian drawings dating back to around 1400BC depict people with the wasted legs characteristic of poliomyelitis, or polio, a viral disease that often causes paralysis of the limbs. Smallpox causes s ... eDNACapsidsEnvelopeCapsidRNASpikeInfluenza and measles are caused by viruses representing this modelPoliomyelitis and hepatitis A; examples of this simple virus'That concept of Tiny Aliens...'What sci ...

(24 pages) 142 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

HIV and AIDS: Causes and Affects On the Population of Nigeria

Prelude:In 1959, at the same time the U.S. and the world were celebrating the defeat of polio, a new lethal disease was silently incubating. In Edward Hooper's book, The River, he describe ... will unite to eradicate the disease responsible for so much suffering, as they were able to do with Polio, back in 1959. The cost of doing so seems priceless when one evaluates the economic and produc ...

(12 pages) 169 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Cost of Artificial Life

ntless inventions and improvements that have immensely changed the world. People no longer die from polio, live in mud huts, travel cross-country on horseback, or wait months to receive a message from ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

An essay on Louis Pasteur

ures for people. My discoveries saved a countless number of lives. I made the cures for things like polio, anthrax, worm diseases, chicken cholera, and rabies. My story begins being born on December 2 ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dorthea Lange

Born on May 26th 1895 in New Jersey, Dorothea Lange had a rough childhood. Contracting polio before the age of eight, she walked with a limp for most of her life. Instead of studying and ...

(5 pages) 83 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Joseph Goebbels bio.

cted for military service during World War I because of a crippled foot - the result of contracting polio as a child - and a sense of physical inadequacy tormented him for the rest of his life, reinfo ...

(7 pages) 46 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Frida Kahlo

1907. This is just one of the many lies Frida told about her life.At age 6, Frida was stricken with polio, which caused her right leg to appear much thinner than the other. It was to remain that way p ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Notes on the muscles

Diseases matching--Myopathy-any disease of the muscles.-Atrophy-polio, decrease in the size of a muscle due to lack of use following lossof motor nerve.-Contracture ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Animal Research: A Life-Saving Technique

medical science have come from animal research. These include: vaccine that prevent measles, mumps, polio, and hepatitis; prevention of cancer; antibiotics; organ transplants; heart surgery and much m ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

English 101-91 Hippotherapy: Not Just Horseplay

Therapeutic riding was first introduced to most of the world when Liz Hartel, diagnosed with Polio, won the silver medal in the 1952 Olympic Games for an equestrian event. Oddly enough, this ev ...

(5 pages) 21 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Frida Kahlo This essay is a biography of Frida Kahlo and includes a brief analysis of a few of her paintings. Includes works cited.

raged education and independence for his daughters.At the age of seven, Frida became afflicted with polio. This caused the stunt of growth in her right leg, and also caused her right foot to turn outw ... pate in many sports, which was not typical of Mexican girls at the time.Although she recovered from polio, her illness temporarily held her back in school. In 1922 she lied about her age, and entered ...

(7 pages) 106 0 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Animal Testing - Necessary or Barbaric and Wrong? - Discursive Essay.

uberculosis, diabetes, kidney failure and asthma have all been discovered, and vaccinations against polio, diphtheria, tetanus and measles for example have all been found.There are strict laws in plac ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

"SAT" by Danielle Ofri

abitant. From poor nutrition to unfit living conditions come afflictions that range from a cough to polio. And as a society we preoccupy ourselves with the short comings of poverty. Creating a revolvi ...

(6 pages) 27 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Franklin D. Roosevelt

D. Roosevelt had led him to become President. He had a personal war with a disabling illness called polio. He was paralyzed from the waste down. After his rehabilitations, he showed the American peopl ...

(1 pages) 487 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Franklin D. Rosevelt

himself through worst part of his own life. Between The Depression, WWII and his own struggle with polio he made himself into a great leader. But those aren't the only factors that helped him influen ... hing that has to go wrong. At the age of 39 Roosevelt was stricken with a disease that had no cure, polio. The disease has an awful side affect, it causes one to be paralyzed. With the help of his wif ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers